Scorpions and their kind prey on all manner of pests making them beneficial participants of the ecosystem.
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There are a total of 6 Scorpion and Scorpion-Like Insects in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.
Arizona Desert Scorpion Identifying Colors: brown, yellow, tan, ivory The Arizona Desert Scorpion is largest species of scorpion known in the United States. Like most scorpions, it is nocturnal,... READ MORE
Giant Whipscorpion Identifying Colors: black, brown The Giant Whipscorpion looks somewhat like a typical scorpion, but with a cord-like tail instead of a stinger. It lacks a st... READ MORE
Pale Windscorpion Identifying Colors: brown; yellow Windscorpions are not scorpions though they share similar physical features. Where scorpions have two body segments (head an... READ MORE
Pseudoscorpion Identifying Colors: brown Although they look like tiny scorpions, pseudoscorpions lack a tail or stinger.
The pedipalps (pincers) may or may not b... READ MORE
Southern Devil Scorpion Identifying Colors: brown The Southern Devil Scorpion is one of the few native scorpions found on the southeastern part of the U.S.. Most people assoc... READ MORE
Tailless Whipscorpion Identifying Colors: brown; black Large, menacing pedipalps (claws) are meant to capture and crush prey as well as groom.
The forelegs (first pair in front)... READ MORE
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